Rising high above the streets of downtown Tokyo, The Capitol Hotel Tokyu combines traditional architecture and contemporary design to dazzling effect. In the two-story lobby, slender wooden beams echo temple and shrine interiors, while a large-scale Ikebana flower arrangement hints at the original art collection within. Guestrooms are designed to customize your space with movable shoji panels; the Carju Rajah Tiado spa and huge indoor pool invite you to unwind; and five bars and restaurants entice you with a tour of the very best modern Asian cuisine.
Try a Vital Spa, a salt bath combined with low-temperature mist sauna, or get groomed for dinner in the gentlemen's barber room. All 251 guestrooms and suites feature sliding shoji screens. Stay in touch with a complimentary "Handy" smartphone, including data, local maps, and international calls to six countries. Discover the delicacy and precision of kaiseki cuisine at Suiren, led by master chef Minoru Tsuge. Admire contemporary Japanese art throughout the property, including calligraphy and Ikebana flower arrangements. Work out in a 15th-floor gym overlooking the city or relax in the Jacuzzi or 65 ft / 20 m indoor pool.
The beams in The Capitol Hotel Tokyu's lobby are the work of award-winning architect Kengo Kuma, a fitting introduction to a hotel that is filled with art. There is work here from some of 20th-century Japan's great masters, including subtle suibokuga by Toko Shinoda and sculpture by Sofu Teshigahara.
Rooms & Suites - Each of the 251 guestrooms and suites at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu effortlessly blends minimalist Japanese traditions with modern style. Shoji paper screens can be moved around as you please, making larger rooms fully customizable, while 19 ft / 6 m windows offer superb views of Tokyo. Interiors are refined and calming with natural wood fittings and traditional artwork. Choose a club room or suite for access to the private Library Lounge, and for the ultimate VIP experience, book one of the suites on the upper floors with panoramic views of the Tokyo skyline. All guests can order from the deluxe room service menu, and the well-connected concierge team can arrange trips, tickets, and restaurant bookings with ease. If you are in Tokyo for work, the business center offers special services such as airport limousine bus reservations, while meeting rooms offer a total of 9,418 sq ft / 875 sq m of space.
Dining - With three restaurants, two lounge-style bars, and its own patisserie, The Capitol Hotel Tokyu's dining options range from a simple morning coffee to sophisticated five-course dinners. Choose from traditional Asian favorites, decadent desserts, and a cocktail list prepared by expert mixologists. ''Suiren'' - Kaiseki cuisine is a specialty at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu's signature restaurant, with head chef Minoru Tsuge crafting exquisitely presented platters of many small dishes. Alternatively, take a seat at the sushi bar to sample fresh fish with kombu-based house seasoning or enjoy theatrical grill cooking at the teppanyaki station.''Star Hill'' - Chef Noboru Kobayashi delivers refined versions of Chinese classics such as braised shark fins and beef in black bean sauce. Dim sum is popular at lunch and weekend buffets are legendary, offering 110 dishes. With seven private dining rooms, this is a perfect choice for business lunches and private parties.
''Origami'' - Start the day with an ORIGAMI breakfast, including fresh oatmeal, steamed eggs en cocotte, and fresh fruit juice. The all-day menu offers a mix of international favorites for lunch and dinner, from burgers to bouillabaisse. ''Origami Pastry Boutique''- Treat yourself to the decadent collection of gourmet pastries and snacks at the in-house patisserie. ''Origami Lounge" - Expert mixologists create classic and signature drinks at this relaxed lounge with tranquil garden views.''The Capitol Bar'' - Unwind and catch up with friends at this sophisticated bar serving a wide range of Japanese whiskey, Cuban cigars, and light snacks.
Activities & Leisure - Treat yourself to a detoxing massage or signature facial at the sophisticated spa. Head to the fitness suite to work out in a gym with panoramic city views, swim in the 65 ft / 20 m indoor pool, and relax in the sauna or spacious Jacuzzi. With a barber on-site, The Capitol Hotel Tokyu has everything you need to prepare for a day of exploring the city. The beautiful Hie Shrine, dating back to the 15th century, steps away outside the hotel. The famous Nagatacho Kurosawa restaurant, celebrated for its handmade soba noodles, is also in proximity. Alternatively, take a tour of the National Diet Building, where Japan's two legislative houses sit. For culture, stroll to the National Theater of Japan - about a 15-minute walk away - or jump in a taxi to the National Museum of Modern Art and the Science Museum. Major attractions such as the Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Disneyland are also easy to reach by taxi.
Location - The Capitol Hotel Tokyu is in Akasaka, a commercial and residential area of Tokyo close to the government center in Nagatach? and renowned for the nightlife of the Roppongi district. Nearby attractions include the Hie Shrine and National Diet Building.